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to end her tenure. this is one of her last public appearances as secretary. john kerry's confirmation hearing is scheduled for thursday. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> thank you, martha. >>> and more political news today. joe biden being very cagey about his political future. the vice president said yesterday he had not decided whether he'll run for the top job come 2016. but he may have already tipped his hand a little bit. for his official swearing in on sunday, he invited members of two early primary states, new hampshire and south carolina. >>> the republican national committee begins a big meeting today in charlotte. to plan the party's future. rnc chair prebis is sure to get an earful by people who want change following last year's election. despite the criticism, he's expected to be re-elected. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu did not cruise to an easy victory in yesterday's elections, as had been predicted. a newcomer put up a surprisingly strong challenge. it now appears that netanyahu will have to make a bigger effort at peace with the palestinians. >>> the st
and this will be one of her last public appearances as secretary. john kerry's confirmation hearing is scheduled for thursday, diane. >> all right, martha. but you have news tonight about an exoneration in another story we covered? >> reporter: i do. general john allen, who was being investigated for what the pentagon called possibly inappropriate e-mails to socialite jill kelley, has now been cleared of wrongdoing. the e-mails were discovered as part of the investigation into the extramarital affair of cia director david petraeus. so, a lot of news, diane. >> so, that's over for him then? >> reporter: that is. >> all right, thank you, martha raddatz. >>> and in houston today, there was a terrifying scene at the lone star college campus. two people with guns shooting at each other after a dispute. and two other people caught in the cross fire. one gunman also injured. you can also see some of the victims rushing out on gurneys, being carried out. and our affiliate ktrk reported that students heard five to six shots. two people have been taken into custody, one student tweeted out this picture, s
. >> reporter: tomorrow, clinton will introduce the man nominated to replace her, john kerry, so, today is likely the last long look the american public will have of hillary clinton for awhile. and, diane, there is no doubt she has left a vivid impression. >> it was memorable. thank you so much, martha raddatz. >>> and, also in washington, we want to tell you, there was a bit of an exhale today. back from the brink of another looming crisis, this time on the debt ceiling. republicans in the house changed course. and they voted for a plan that will allow the country to pay its bills, all the way through the middle of may. but they added a twist. members of congress have to pass a budget or their paychecks will be withheld. democrats are expected to go along. and today, the market soared. the dow ending at another five-year high, now back where it was before the recession started in december 2007. >>> and next, the latest today on that powerful blast of polar air sitting on top of a third of the country, creating an icebox. and here's the map tonight. bone-chilling weather from the dakota
introduces john kerry. and that is after her testimony about the attack in benghazi that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. abc's martha raddatz was there for all of the action. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, george. it was truly a riveting day on capitol hill. we don't say that very often, with secretary clinton. as some have never seen her before. she was at times, combative, charming, disarming and clearly ready for a fight. >> it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from ever happening again, senator. >> reporter: but when clinton spoke of her four fallen colleagues, the pain, the memories were still raw. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the planes at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers. the sons and daughters. >> reporter: and clinton did not hesitate to shoulder the blame. >> as i have said many times, i take responsibility. >> reporter: but that did little to quiet some republicans, who wanted to know ho
. >> this will be one of clinton's last public appearances as secretary. confirmation hearings for john kerry as the next secretary of state begin tomorrow. >>> border police have been showing off what they are calling a record pot bust. the seven tons of marijuana put on display yesterday is the most ever seized at an arizona border crossing. each of the 600 bails of weed weighs between 25 and 30 pounds. it was discovered last week during a high-risk shipment inspection. >> when the load came through, it was documented as just metal. however, as you know, the concealment of these types of shipments start long before the truck arrives here. >> the street value is between $7 million and $12 million. a mexican man who was driving the truck when the marijuana was found is in custody. >> wow. >>> the rampant flu season is linked to a shortage now in the nation's donor blood supply. blood centers just like this one in missouri are running low these days because so many folks out there have come down with the flu and are simply unable to donate. the health care workers say you can still donate if y
. tomorrow, her likely successor john kerry has his senate hearings. >>> and prince harry. is faces criticism that he was too candid about the war zone. >>> lara's seat is empty. this morning, lara, i guess you found something better to do, huh? >> oh, nice. >> wow, that's impressive. oh, now she really better run. >> she's gotta run now. >> i was going to say, does she have her heels on? no. >> lara spencer, michael strahan, that's all coming up live, as well. michael will be here in the next hour. >> looking forward to that. >>> but first, sam has the latest on the deadly winter weather. our extreme weather team, led by sam, is tracking it all. sam, you're outside. what does it feel like out there? >> it's 11 in times square. that windchill is one below zero. this is different, a shift in the flow of arctic air is pushing true polar air toward the u.s. this morning. that means for the entire east coast, you get a real shot of real polar air. frigid temperatures creating dangerous conditions for areas that haven't felt the extreme chill in years. the forecast high of 19 in new york city toda
. john kerry was there for the inauguration of the man who defeated him. we know that the romneys will not be here today. as we watch, we're looking at the presidential car. and i've read they call it the beast because it is such a fortified machine, the president rides in. and here, he is ready to emerge for his second inauguration. >> and you talk about the day going so quickly again. talking to pierre thomas. this is a day of high anxiety for law enforcement officials. >> the trip to the capitol, many law enforcement officials call it the longest ride or so. we have law enforcement officials at command centers, are manning the surveillance cameras, talking to agents in the field. one source just told me, the only thing going on right now is a man in a tree at garfield circle. and they're trying to talk him down. he's trying to make some kind of political statement. >> that is wonderful to hear. and again, we're watching, we're looking straight through the foyer there, the marble foyer in the white house. and we can see straight through. i believe that's the blue room, george, l
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